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Thinkpad T420 IPS/PLS Screen Upgrade

Tired of the awful OEM screen on your T420? Want FHD (1920×1080) resolution with the full colors and deep blacks of IPS screens? Having a hard time deciding which to order? Then this page might help you. There are several … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Install Freezing at “Starting Windows” Animation

Windows 7 was very troublesome to install on my system. My system specifications: Motherboard: Biostar TF8200 A2+ (nVidia chipset) Processor: AMD 4080e Athlon 64 x2 (45W version) Memory: 4GB Optical: Sony/NEC SATA DVD-RW Hard Disk: Seagate SATA 320GB, 7200RPM Installation … Continue reading

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Boot from USB Stick on Biostar TF8200 A2+

I was tired of burning perfectly good DVDs repeatedly for Windows 7 beta testing. Instead, I decided to follow these excellent instructions and copy the contents of the ISO image onto a USB stick and boot from that. My Biostar … Continue reading

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